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PBS
Jul 8, 2011 12:30am PDT
now, "bbc world news." >> welcome. the headlines this hour. rupert murdoch and his top executives respond to the phone hacking scandal by closing down britain's best-selling sunday newspaper. but the investigation continues, with reports that a former editor and adviser to the british prime minister is to be arrested. dozens are killed in days of violent clashes between rival political groups in the pakistan city of karachi. and a final flight for the u.s. space shuttle atlantis. it prepares for its final journey to the stars. this is newsday. >> hello and welcome. it is the phone hacking scandal which has stunned britain. today came the biggest bombshell of all. britain's best-selling newspaper, "news of the world," is being shut down. the closure comes after a public outcry, but it has not lifted the spotlight from the murdoch empire, which controls 40% of circulation in the u.k. and has worldwide reach. >> rupert murdoch, 1969, shortly after he bought a newspaper that was to become his very profitable pride and joy. >> 4 give the individual by all means, but you cannot forget.
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
sunday. >> they are going to come back here sunday. >> and sunday is also the end of rupert murdoch's best-selling paper. >> the end of "news of the world." >> closing on sunday after 168 years. >> all of the things that people have talked about, this is an evil empire. >> phone hacking scandal. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. >> they are closing the paper in name. they are expanding the publications. >> just how low will a tabloid go? >> british tabloid "news of the world" announced it will publish its final issue sunday. >> don't you mean the rebranding of "news of the world"? >> good evening from los angeles. >>> today, with the clock ticking down in a crisis with serious economic ramifications loomin president obama called congressional leaders to the white house to try and walk republicans back from the ledge. after the meeting, the president went to the press room to provide some insight into the chance of a looming crisis actually happening. >> we just had a productive meeting. we discussed the impasse that we're currently at, with respect to the budget, and i thought the meetin
PBS
Jul 8, 2011 3:00pm PDT
" scandal in britain took new turns today. the rupert murdoch tabloid is shutting down on sunday amid allegations that reporters hacked into phones of murder victims and the families of slain soldiers. today, police in london arrested three people, including former editor andrew coulson, who once worked for prime minister david cameron. and cameron himself faced new questions. awe instead of standing in his traditional place at the back of the home watching david cameron speak, he was heading for a south london station where he was arrested and questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to hack phones and on suspicion of bribing police officers. >> i made that decision to employ andy. he had resigned from the news of the world. he said at the time he didn't know what was happening on his watch. he should have known what was happening on his watch. he paid the price. he resigned. >> david cameron hired him to run his press operation barely five months after he resigned as editor of the news of the world and the paper's royal correspondent was jailed for phone hacking. >> didn't you turn a b
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 11:35pm EDT
royals, to a murdered teen. rupert murdoch shuts the paper down as the scandal spreads. >> well, good evening, i'm terry moran here in orlando, florida, where the stunning reality is now clear. casey anthony is going free, and soon. so, what now? another child? a memoir? those are only two of the possibilities the former murder suspect mentions in her letters from prison. but she'll have to face simmering public hostility. passions around this trial is running so high that a judge today temporarily sealed the names of all the jurors for their own protection. casey anthony walked into court a changed young woman, her hair down, her mood buoyant, a new lease on life. >> the defendant, casey anthony, is before the court for sentencing. >> reporter: having already served nearly three years in jail, and convicted on only four misdemeanors, the question today was, how soon would she be free? >> mr. mason, mr. baez, anything else you would like to say? >> reporter: outside the courthouse, the fury among the few dozen protesters was turning ugly and menacing. >> eye for an eye. >> reporter: t
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. rupert murdoch's giant media empire reeling after a bombshell. his tabloid reporters bribing police and eavesdropping on the most vulnerable people in the news. >>> free woman. casey anthony will walk out of jail in days. hear why one juror says thth had to let her off. an abc news exclusive. >>> healthy living. could the long-awaited promise of stem cells now come true? see what they do for a damaged heart. >>> and, survival story. jaycee dugard, imprisoned, kidnapped by a predator for 18 years. tonight, how does a child give birth in a backyard? >> i wasn't alone. and i knew i could never let anything happen to her. >> jaycee dugard, a message of courage and life. >>> good evening. you may have suspected it was happening, but we confirm tonight the dark underbelly of tabloid journalism and what some of those reporters will do. here's a measure of the outrage. the biggest newspaper in england has been brought to its knees, closing, over. rupert murdoch, whose empire extends to america and includes fox news and "the wall street journal," shaken by what the truth turns out to be. so, let
PBS
Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
worldwide reach. the bbc business editor robert preston starts our coverage. >> rupert murdoch, 1969, shortly after he bought a newspaper which was to become his very profitable pride and joy. >> 4 give the individual, by all means. but you cannot forget. >> he may have well have made the remarks about the newspaper that has shocked us here in the paper that has been printed for 168 years became indelibly linked with the worst practices in british journalism. mr. murdoch says it could not be amended. >> clearly practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that his company believes in good this company has been a great investor in journalism, a greater investor in me yet in general and it is something that we believe very strongly in. clearly, certain activities did not live up to those standards. that is a matter of great regret, for me personally and to the company. >> there were revelations of the alleged hacking of the mobile phones of a murdered schoolgirl and the parent of the beckham an
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am EDT
, july 8th. news corp boss rupert murdoch folds his tabloid. >>> shuttle "atlantis" files up for one final foray. >>> and harry potter fans unite for one last wave of the wand. >>> it's the end of the "news of the world." that shamed british sunday newspaper is shutting down. after this weekend's edition and 168 years of history, the last edition of the "news of the world" will have rolled off the printing presses. >> now, as outrage spread from the public to the politicians and finally to the advertisers, rupert murdoch took decisive action. his son, james, announced the paper would close after this coming weekend and that all the staff would be out of a job. james, of course, is the chairman of news international. he posted his statement online for all to see. the key line in that statement, the news of the world is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. charles? >> it appears that failure could lead to the arrest of this man. former editor andy coorson. reporting suggest that he is supposed to turn himself over this morning in the phone
ABC
Jul 7, 2011 11:35pm PDT
sewer. and that has happened at the same time as mr. rupert murdoch entered the british newspaper market. mr. murdoch, in my view, has debased and debotched british public life. >> forgive the individual by all means. but you can't forget it. >> reporter: that is media tycoon rupert murdoch. he bought the legendary london tabloid 42 years ago, and with its staggering profits, built a global media empire. in the u.s., murdoch owns fox news, "the wall street journal," "the new york post" and a lot more. he is even bigger here in britain, where he owns a major tv network and almost 40% of the newspapers sold, including "the news of the world." this week, that paper found itself at the center of a scandal so big, so rotten, that despite its massive profitability, it is being abruptly closed after 168 years. today, the man who sends reporters out in search of stories was in sununalley, idaho, where he ran from reporters. >> i'm not making any comments. >> reporter: it was left to his son and heir to speak for the company. >> we now know tht the practices that we're talking about here w
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 6:30pm EDT
england, shock waves from the scandal that rattled rupert murdoch's media empire reached the british government today. a top aide to british prime minister david cameron, arrested. abc's jeffrey kofman now on the tabloid world out of control. >> reporter: when andy coulson was editor of "the news of the world," the paper he ran destroyed people's lives. >> i can't say anymore at this stage. >> reporter: arrested this morning, facing charges of perjury, bribing police, hacking people's phones in search of scoops. andy coulson is also uncomfortably the former spokesman of british prime minister david cameron, who, today, scrambled to distance himself. >>>> the press freedom does not mean the press should be above the law. >> reporter: but "the news of the world" was, which is why the famous and the powerful in britain have feared and loathed the tabloioifor years. case in point? remember when sarah ferguson was caught selling access to prince andrew? >> 500,000 pounds when you can, to me -- open doors. >> reporter: and this headline. when prince harry angerer his girlfriend by
MSNBC
Jul 8, 2011 5:00am EDT
engulfing his media empire, r rupert murdoch put 200 out of work. england's biggest selling sunday newspaper for good. the paper lost advertisers after it hacked the voice mails of thousands from child murder victims to the families of england's war dead. the scandal has also frozen murdoch's attempt to take over a profitable pay channel. it's now thought murdoch will run a sister tabloid, the sun, on sundays. >>> a 1995 no state had obesity rate above 20%. today all the states do except for colorado which stands at 19.8%. mississippi is the heaviest state with an adult obesity rate of 34.4%. and four years ago only one state had an adult obesity rate above 0%. today a dozen states top that 30% mark. for more information on this and other health stories head to the web. check out the health page online at msnbc.com. >>> cleveland is clutch and the comeback cubs. plus the latest on yankee captain derek jeter's march toward 3,000 hits. your first look at sports is straight ahead. etables make you feel good? etables oh, yeah. v8 juice gives you 3 of your 5 daily servings of vegetables
CBS
Jul 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
: now public opinion has turned sharply against the paper's owner, rupert murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media tycoons. he bought "the news of the world" back in 1969 and made it the cornerstone of an empire that now includes fox news and the "wall street journal." simon hoggart is a columnist for "the guardian." his newspaper has been investigating the scandal for years, and he says murdoch is facing an enormous backlash. >> now it's just loathing for the guy. >> reporter: the murdochs moved fast to close down "the news of the world" this week, but it's much easier to stop the presses than to repair a reputation tainted by lying and deceit. authorities announced a short time ago that they now arrested a third person in this scandal, a 63-year-old man, although we don't know yet who he is. and rupert murdoch himself is flying into london tomorrow from the u.s. to take charge personally of this spiraling mess. scott? >> pelley: thanks, liz. in syria today, the streets were filled again with protesters calling for president bashar al-assad to go. we have amateur video from on
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Jul 8, 2011 1:00am EDT
rnc chief michael steele is here. and the rupert-murdoch news corporate scandal is blowing up bigger than ever. tonight on weather murdoch's phone hacking scandal could ever come to america. good to have you with us tonight, folks. president obama has democrats shocked, stunned and flat out furious after the "washington post" reported that he put social security and medicare cuts on the table. now, in d.c. tonight, i spoke to at least a dozen lawmakers. they say that the president went behind closed doors with leadership of both parties to discuss a solution to the debt hostage crisis republicans are waging on the american people. president obama addressed the media after the meeting but didn't take any questions. here's what he had to say. >> i just completed a meeting with all the congressional leaders from both chambers, from both parties, and i have to say that i thought it was a very constructive meeting. everybody acknowledged that there is going to be pain involved politically on all sides, but our biggest obligation is to make sure that we're doing the right thing by t
SFGTV2
Jul 7, 2011 10:00pm PDT
great stuff. we have seen a lot of efforts, but things like rupert murdoch's daily have not excited us on a journalistic level. but i think we are laying groundwork for some institutions that they possibly do that in the next three to five years. >> i'm wondering what you think it would take for it to go to that next level and provide quality journalism. >> i just want to offer a slight difference of opinion. i think that we are seeing a couple of things happen right now. they are positive things that are happening. while it may be true that the first wave of online-only journalism tended to be national and international criticism and opinion, which got the name of blogs, what we are actually seeing of the local level is something even more exciting than that. as newspapers have become challenged, and we have seen, sadly, the destruction of capabilities of newspaper and local television stations and other media in the local arena, we are seeing a new layer journalism being created at the local level. some startups such as the "bases and close " in san francisco, "texas tribune" out in
WHUT
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
for her to quit, but he did it in a clever way. said that if he was rupert murdoch, he would have expected her resignation yesterday. he's careful to not get involved in the running of a private company. he was effectively calling for her to go. the only problem for mr. cameron here is that the opposition has been calling for her to go for days. it does make the prime minister look like he is a bit behind the curve. >> mr. camera and talking about changing the political pollster -- mr. cameron was talking about changing the political culture. >> he made it clear that the era of self regulation of the press is coming to an end. the complaint commission is probably -- its days will be numbered, basically. there's an element to the two public increase that looks at press regulation. it's clear that something big will have to change. >> thank you very much for joining us. let's take a look at some of the other stories making headlines today. syria has accused the u.s. of involvement in the anti- government protests that begun four months ago. a syrian officials said a u.s. visit to th
KOFY
Jul 7, 2011 9:00pm PDT
barren rupert murdoch some papers 35 on selling scandal but tonight his entire global empire is rocked by a scandal of its own. >> plus why people are suddenly spending more and what that really means for the economic recovery. >> and the classroom used to be all about the 3 r's. tonight one of them is playing hookie. another half hour of news begins beth! hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >> good evening once again. thanks for joining us. begin this half hour going back to the top story. fatal plane crash. it happened tonight at the watsonville community hospital as you can see on the map. corner of nielson street and airport boulevard. small plan
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. rupert murdoch of the news corporation making that decision. the inquiries into this behavior will continue into great britain. this a major setback, though, for the rupert murdoch empire, though you heard richard quest saying perhaps, perhaps he sees money to be made here. that's all for right now. hope to see you back tomorrow night. "in the arena" starts right now. >>> good evening. welcome to the program. i'm tom foreman. shock waves are rolling through the media world tonight over what looks like a criminal enterprise operating inside of a newsroom. high-profile figures targeted for a gangster style roundup, and all of it taking place under the leadership of one of the richest and most powerful men in america. it sounds like a hollywood thriller, but this is real life, it's playing out in london, and sending tremors all the way to american shores. rupert murdoch, the owner of fox news, 20th century fox, the "new york post," and a number of other vast media powerhouses is under fire tonight, hours after he took the dramatic step of abruptly closing down one of his biggest tablo
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 5:00am EDT
corp. news international, the british arm of rupert murdoch's news corp. rebecca brooks, editor of "news of the world" when this phone hacking situation, scandal had happened. and along with andy coulson, she is a close friend of the british prime minister. so now many people are asking questions about whether or not david cameron himself knew what was going on. christine? >> unbelievable. i guess it wasn't good, old-fashioned shoe leather after all for the amazing scoops. stick around and weigh in on this one -- britain's launching a controversial lottery next month that's been dubbed "win a baby." the prize -- not a child but fertility treatment worth about $40,000. critics say this is inappropriate. it is demeaning. but the gambling commission has already okay'd the contest. >> it was announced yesterday that the charity called to hatch announced this lottery, this raffle if you will, for about $35 or $40. you can buy a ticket that will entitle you to some $40,000 worth of fertility treatments. just to give you an idea, though, people who are under the national health service sy
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 5:30pm EDT
rupert murdoch himself. >> reporter: the first casualty, a legendary paper and two more. this man was arrested for allegedly bribing police and this man was also arrested. he was the editor while the reporters broke the law. then, he was the chief spokesman for britain's brisker. -- prime minister. >> it's not just about the press, it's also about the police -- >> reporter: the famously out spoken media mogul is tight lipped. >> reporter: do you walk this fast all of the time? >> i do when i'm running away from you guys. >> reporter: despite the 168 year history, he's shutting down "the news of the world" this sunday. >> "the news of the world" was a criminal organization. >> reporter: the weekly tabloid was hated by many, even the royal for the pursuit of sensational stories. stories that made it popular with readers and profitable for murdoch. that changed this week. the paper hacked the voice mails of a murdered teen and british soldiers who died aboard. this is a former editor at the paper. >> you had to get the story at all costs. you would go and do anything. >> reporter: even b
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am PDT
. rupert murdoch under huge pressure as the outrage grows. >>> and the extraordinary spirit of survival. jaycee dugard breaks her silence about her 18-year ordeal. how she found hope in the middle of her kidnapping hell. >> you just do what you have to do to survive. >> diane sawyer, here with her emotional and exclusive interview. >>> and princess in prison? she's been a royal only for a week. why does she look like her unhappy highness? inside the misery of princess charlene. >>> and good morning, everyone. happy friday. and what a crazy scene in great britain. >> oh, my goodness. >> oldest newspaper in the country closed. the former editor, just moments ago arrested. this guy was an aide to the british prime minister and had to address this. other arrests coming for people in the media empire of rupert murdoch, the owner of fox news. >> and this is all because there are allegations the newspapepe was hacking into cell phones and e-mail accounts of people. and not just celebrities and famous people but victims of murder. >> war widows from afghanistan and iraq. an incredible story. >>
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. faced with a scandal that threatens to infect the whole organization, rupert murdoch has taken a knife to his own awkward flesh. >> an extraordinary moment. the victim of its own hocking scandal. >> they are ending a 168-year- old title. >> i am extremely shocked. there are 200 people up there. all of those people have held their heads up high. it does all been done by people left the organization. >> the editor is now chief executive of news international. she has not lost her job yet. today, murdoch stood by her. >> she is doing the right thing for the company. it is our leadership that has really gotten to grips with this company's history. her leadership is crucial right now. it has what has been moving a lot of this board. but the metropolitan police have been forced to revisit the investigation that they got so badly wrong last time. was it just incompetence? or something far more sinister? to date is the anniversary of the families who died in those attacks were targeted by investigator working. during the tenure of andy at the paper. >> it should be an independent inquiry
PBS
Jul 7, 2011 6:30pm PDT
. asked by journalists about the case in the u.s. thursday, rupert murdoch refused to answer any questions. a public inquiry in britain will examine the allegations. prominent targets expect there to be more revelations. that what we will find out in the next weeks and months it was not just "the news of the world." i almost feel sorry for them because they're taking the rap for the malpractices of the entire industry. >> "the news of the world close " whatever they uncover will not be reporting on it. >> i spoke with our rrespondent and aed what prompted news international to take this step of shutting down the paper. >> it seems the chairman of news international is planned a long game. he has thrown up his hands in the middle of the storm admitted to wrongdoing. he said he had directed the past practices of "news of the world" and did not live up to the high standards of his journalism. those who are more cynical may say this is a smart commercial decision, because the decision about b sky b is coming up. also, murdoch has other interests at news outlets in the u.k. major adve
NBC
Jul 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, britain's best-selling weekly tabloid newspaper is shutting down. owner hugh o rupert murdoch's son, the shut down of the 16-year-old newspaper comes as the result of a cell phone hacking story that's angered the british public and the prime minister. relatives of crime victims and soldiers killed in action and celebrities were all hacked. >> clearly, the practice of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in, that i believe the and that this company believes in. >> there are reports that several employees at the paper might be arrested and charged in connection with the hacking by the end of the week. this sunday's paper will be the last issue of "news of the world." >>> let's check in with meteorologist jeff ranieri. jeff, i'm no weather expert but i would say your favorite place today was the alameda county fair and it was sizzling. >> it was hot. i heard you saw the pig races. >> i did. >> did your pig win? >> my pig, strawberry, did win. >> that's good. mine won last time. it's 69 degrees in oakland with some fog offshore.
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 2:00pm PDT
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CNN
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
with all these companies, it's rupert murdoch who sets the political tone. >> she not telling us what to say, but he is certainly seth the general drift. >> in the u.s., murdoch's news corporation owners the "wall street journal" that some see as the most influential newspaper. the right-leaning new york post and fox news channel, a mecca for commentators and presidential hopefuls >> you can help get elected, but it helps if you are a republican not to are have fox news against you. that's a much tougher mountain to climb. is in the u.s. with major tv networks accused of leaning left. they are seen as a counter weight. this is a serious debate. they influenced the elections of the last three prime ministers and gets total control and that debate will get much, much louder. >> you have insight into what it is to be a british politician if the reporters want to go after you. >> not a pleasant experience. they said politicians have been to this and if murdoch's people decide they want to put pressure on you, they are brutal in the chase they will show up at the house and call you at
NBC
Jul 8, 2011 4:30am EDT
shutting down production. rupert murdoch owned paper is accused of hacking into voicemails of the royal family, celebrities, and families of soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan. police are investigating a list of possibly 4,000 victims. the tabloid's last edition will go out on sunday. >>> this morning, a tragic reminder of just how important it is to be careful when trying to catch a baseball at a baseball game. a fan in texas has died after falling out of the stands while trying to catch a ball. we do have video of the incident, but we want to warn you you may find it very disturbing. the fan tried to catch a ball tossed to him by texas rangers outfielder josh hamilton. the man fell head first about 20 feet and landed behind a 14-foot high wall supporting a video board, landed on concrete. paramedics rushed him to the hospital where he died. the rangers are not giving many details about the injuries that led to his death. >>> a prince george's county man is in custody this morning charged with two murders that took place more than a decade ago. police arrested cedric schuler
CBS
Jul 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
shutting down. the british newspaper's publisher rupert murdoch chose to stop the presses in the midst of a scandal involving hacked telephone messages. reporters are accused of breaking into the voicemail of murder victims, the families of dead soldiers and celebrities and then paying police officers for information. about 200 staffers will lose their jobs. "news of the world" will print its last edition on sunday. >>> after their first official state visit up north the world's most popular newlyweds are heading down to southern california. prince william and his wife have been touring canada for a week but will fly to los angeles tomorrow morning. they will stay in the l.a. area for two days visiting beverly hills and charity events. los angeles police department that already increased security -- has already increased security in preparing for the royal visit. >>> before the shuttle astronauts rocket into space, they get a lift from a team of highly trained elevator operators. but what happens to these employees when the shuttle program ends? find out tonight on the cbs evenin
MSNBC
Jul 8, 2011 5:30am EDT
the blame lies and obviously the people responsible must be punished. >> while rupert murdoch dodged reporters questions at an idaho conference, his son james said if the allegations are true, the behavior was inhuman. >> fundamentally breached a trust with the readers. that's why we're taking action. >> what may be the on his legacy, his bullet proof reputation? >> he has weathered major scandals. this is certainly a big one, and certainly one that has him more back on his heeling than anyone i can remember. >> hacking the phones of celebrities and politicians was one thing, but harvesting the grieving voice mails of the relatives lost if battle or children lost to violence triggered an expulsion that could not be retained. >> that was nbc's mike taibbi reporting. there are reports that the former editor, andy coulson has arrived at a london police station where he's expected to be questioned and possibly arrested in connection with the scandal. coulson is is the former communication chief for david cameron, who just announced a full public inquiry into the allegations. shares of ne
NBC
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am PDT
media empire rupert murdoch shut down "news of the world" for good. the paper lost advertisers after it allegedly hacked the e-mails from england's war dead. the scandal has marred his attempt to take over a hugely profitable pay cable channel. it is now thought that he'd run the sun on thursdays. >>> the red sox, the cleveland clinchers and the comeback cubs plus the latest on derek jeter's march toward 3,000 hits. >>> in weather as we approach this hot week, we're also seeing numerous areas dodging thunderstorms. your forecast is coming up. >>> well, a gr good morning to you. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." in sports derek jeter continues grinding toward that baseball milestone of immortality, 3,000 hits. here's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> good morning. we begin with your daily derek jeter update. no, he has not hit number 3,000 yet, but he did get one step closer. he belted the first pitch he saw for a double. now he's two hits shy of 3,000. ben zobrist was one of the finalists for the last all-star spot. lost out to paul konerk
CNN
Jul 8, 2011 3:00am PDT
transit bombing victims. it's part of the media empire run by rupert murdoch. murdoch's son james talked about the move to close up shop. >> i feel regret. clearly the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that this company believes in. >> this all started with this huge scandal where the reporters were hacking into the voice mail of missing girl, actually giving -- >> false hope. >> altering. >> the investigation. you may know rupert murdoch as the man who owns fox, "new york post." analysts say losing "news of the world" would barely make a dent in his media company known as news corp. that stock was hit so investors and insiders are feeling the financial heat from this because it has -- >> it's a news organization and so the reputation is everything and that we'll have to see where the fallout goes. >> can you imagine being the family of the young girl who's missing, and you -- a reporter is hacking into the voice males and deleting them so they can hear what's coming on and the
CNN
Jul 7, 2011 8:00pm EDT
, it's playing out in london, and sending tremors all the way to american shores. rupert murdoch, the owner of fox news, 20th century fox, the "new york post," and a number of other vast media powerhouses is under fire tonight, hours after he took the dramatic step of abruptly closing down one of his biggest tabloid newspapers. it is called "the news of the world," and it is at the center of a scandal that just keeps getting wider and deeper by the hour. reporters there are accused of hacking into the voice mail of innocent people to get stories, one of them a 13-year-old murder victim, and allegedly paying thousands of dollars to police officers to get them to reveal secrets in high-profile cases. murdoch's son and heir apparent, james murdoch, went on the bbc to try to limit the damage. take a look. >> i feel regret. clearly, the practices of certain individuals did not live up to the standards and quality of journalism that we believe in and that i believe in. and that this company believes in. >> americans are no strangers to the dark side of tabloid culture. of course, just take
MSNBC
Jul 8, 2011 7:00pm EDT
communications aide was arrested former top co aide was arrested today for the rupert murdoch-owned news of the world tabloid. for more on this bomb shell across the pond, let's bring in toby harnden. tell the american people watching right now, what is this scandal involving hacking and cell phones and whatever that is really caused this scandal to explode? >> well, just an incredible story. people in britain are talking about nothing else. it goes back to 2006 when a royal correspondent for news of the world was arrested, accused of tapping phones of prince william and other members of the royal family, pleaded guilty, an investigator pleaded guilty as well, went to jail for short periods. at that time it was contained and the police said it was a rogue reporter and "news of the world" said it was a rogue reporter. two years ago they really started to investigate this and it became more and more clear it was more and more people involved, talking up to 4,000 people's phones being hacked. now, the thing that changed this week on monday when it went beyond being politicians, celebri
CW
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm CDT
served as prime minister after resigning as editor of the paper. newspaper owner rupert murdoch is facing a backlash at a time he was looking to expand his influence in great britain's media some 4000 accounts were illegally hacked ... victims of terror attacks as well as the celebrities retargeted murdoch closed the paper after all advertisers pulled out sunday will be the last edition. >>the paris prosecutor's office opened a preliminary investigation today into accusations by a french writer the former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn try to rape her. tristane banon filed a complaint this week saying that strauss- kahn attacked her during an interview for the project in 2003 prosecutors say the investigation could take months to determine whether travelers needed stress, is also accused of attempted rape of a new york made in may but both charges may be dropped. >>the royal couple will arrive in the united states today and they've already gone country at the duke and duchess of cambridge each were massive matching white cowboy hats and jeans to our reception for the calgary stam
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 4:25am EDT
. chairman rupert murdoch calls the allegations deplorable and unacceptable and promised full cooperation with the investigation. >>> there's a good chance that next major terrorist attack on the u.s. will not be a bomb. instead the feds are worried about computer viruses. how prepared is the government for a sigher attack? tucker. >>> we've got changes in the weather department, we've got at least the possibility of some pretty good rain around here today. i'll have the debails on that -- details on that and julie wright has a look at your fox 5 on time traffic coming up in two minutes. >>> on alert now for swimmers on the beaches of massachusetts. there have been at least three sights of great white sharks off cape cod in the last week. none of the latest sightings have led towns to close beaches, but they are watching the water. >> "jaws" was filmed back up there in the '70s and nobody got in the water in that summer. >> i'm sure not. i wouldn't want to either. people need to be careful going to the beach. should be nice for the beaches at least around here? >> yes, general
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